LibriVox recording of Canne al vento by Grazia Deledda. Read in Italian by Enrica Giampieretti "Canne al vento" è un romanzo di Grazia Deledda, uscito a puntate su L'Illustrazione Italiana dal 12 gennaio al 27 aprile 1913 e pubblicato in volume dopo qualche mese. Il titolo del romanzo più famoso di Grazia Deledda allude al tema profondo della fragilità umana e del dolore dell'esistenza e, in questa direzione, mobilita le riflessioni e le fantasie di un eroe protagonista, primitivo,... Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of Marriage, volume 2 by Susan Edmonstoune Ferrier. Read in English by Edward Kirkby; Lynne T; heeheekitty; Arlene Joyce; Diana Schmidt; MaryAnnS; Michele Eaton Lady Juliana is the daughter of the Earl of Courtland. She receives a marriage proposal from a wealthy Duke but much to the horror of her father she elopes to Gretna Green a Scottish soldier Henry Douglas. She is disowned and Douglas is dismissed. The couple journey to Glenfern in Scotland and reside with the Douglas... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, romance, love, scotland, family
LibriVox recording of Wild Nature Won by Kindness by Elizabeth Brightwen. Read in English by Logan Lorenz; Ross Klatte; Kathleen Flanary; Larry Wilson; jsouder; Michele Fry; BettyB; Kathleen Moore; tamzy; Piotr Nater; Adam Wolf This is a delightful collection of stories about a few of the birds, puppies,ant lions, spiders and other assorted bugs this lady either rescued or found and then observed carefully as they made their way to maturity. She is the most careful as well as compassionate... Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox volunteers bring you 14 recordings of At Sunrise by Bliss Carman. This was the Weekly - Fortnightly Poetry project for September 18, 2016. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Newgatenovelist; Ezwa; Garth Burton; Greg Giordano; Heather James; Ian King; Lee Ann Howlett; Leonard Wilson; Oxygen; Maria Kasper; Matthew Datcher and Tomas Peter. Canada has full right to be proud of her poets, a small body though they are; but not only does Mr. Carman stand high and clear above... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, literature, poetry, nature, sunrise
LibriVox recording of Michael Strogoff (Dramatic Reading) by Jules Verne. Read in English translation, translator unknown. At a fete in the New Palace, the court seems to be in perfect order. Only two people know the truth: the telegraph wire beyond Tomsk, connecting Western Russia with Siberia, has been cut! The Czar and General Kissoff can tell that it is the work of traitorous Ivan Ogareff, who is inciting an insurrection in Siberia. If the Grand Duke, governing Siberia from Irkutsk, does... Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of The Outcry by Henry James. Read in English by Linda Johnson; Jim Locke The story concerns the contemplated sale of a famous painting by a proud but relatively cash-strapped British aristocrat to a wealthy American art collector who is bent on buying up treasured masterpieces from the Old World, and the patriotic outcry after the public gets wind of his intent. The matter is further complicated by the strong resistance put up by his younger daughter and her blunt-spoken,... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, morality concerning sales of cultural artifacts, generational conflict
LibriVox recording of Another Study of Woman by Honoré de Balzac. (Translated by Ellen Marriage; Gertrude Bell.) Read in English by Nicholas CliffordThe scene is a Parisian dinner party in the France of Louis Philippe (the July Monarchy, we’re in the late 1830s or early 1840s). Three men tell tales about woman in general or particular women in their lives. The party includes women and some men who are not French; but it is the French men who do almost all the talking (France, we must... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, france, role of women
LibriVox recording of The Mystery of Pain by James Hinton. Read in English by Ethan D. Gilkey This book is addressed to the sorrowful, ... to whom their own or others' pain is a daily burden, upon whose hearts it weighs with an intolerable anguish. I seek to speak to these ; not as a teacher, but as a fellow. Sharing their feeling, and knowing well how vain is the attempt to throw off misery, or to persuade ourselves that life is better than it is, I would fain share with them also some... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, philosophy, faith, suffering, hope, grief, pain
LibriVox recording of Political Ideals by Bertrand Russell. Read in English by LibriVox Volunteers. This is a book by the famous 20th century British philosopher Bertrand Russell on Political Ideals. It was written during the course of World War 1 and contains a critique on the politico economic situation of then Europe. What is interesting is that some of his beliefs are still relevant today. (Summary by Sid) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, politics, philosophy, economics, ideas
LibriVox recording of Queen Zixi of Ix by L. Frank Baum. Read in English by volunteer readers. Fairy Queen Lulea and her merry band, in a quest to relieve themselves of boredom, decide to create a new magical amusement. They weave a beautiful magic cloak that grants its wearer a single wish. The Queen tells a fellow fairy to give the cloak to the most unhappy mortal she happens to meet. She hands it over to the sister of Noland's new king, recently coronated and still trying to figure out how... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Oz, thief, princess, magic, fairy tale, fairy, theft, witch, Royalty, queen,...
Sep 20, 2016byThomas Dekker; William Rowley; John Ford
LibriVox recording of The Witch of Edmonton by Thomas Dekker; William Rowley; John Ford. Read in English by Librivox Volunteers. Mother Elizabeth Sawyer is a poor, lonely, and unfairly ostracized old woman with nothing left to lose. Frank is a poor farmer who intends to marry his beloved Winnifred, who is pregnant with his child, but is pressured to marry Susan, the rich yeoman's daughter. Young Cuddy Banks is a clown who pines after a girl who doesn't love him. When Mother Sawyer turns to... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, drama, play, tragedy, death, murder, marriage, persecution, Elizabethan,...
LibriVox recording of Flying for France - With the American Escadrille at Verdun by James McConnell. Read in English by volunteer readers. The experiences of American James R. McConnell, while flying with the French Flying Corp at Verdun during World War One. Sgt McConnell was a member of the Layfette Escadrille, also called the American Escadrille, from 1915 to 1917. McConnell volunteered for Ambulance service in France in 1915. While serving with the Ambulance service, he was cited for... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, biography, World War 1, layfette escadrille, french flying corps, wwi air...
LibriVox recording of The White Elephant And Other Tales from Old India Retold by Georgene Faulkner. Read in English by Beth Thomas; Anusha Iyer; BettyB; Andrew Frueh; Larry Wilson This book is a collection of short stories from India. - Summary by sid For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer... Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of Compilation de poèmes - 006 by Various. Read in French by Sonia; Peggy; Laurette; Soumia; Isabelle Lin; Gabriel; Ezwa; Sabricot; Lilith Branda; Andree-Ann Granger; Kalynda; Kalyn Heminger Cette compilation comprend une série de poèmes lus, en langue française, pour LibriVox. (Ezwa) For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording.... Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of Songs, Merry and Sad by John Charles McNeill. Read in English by Crln Yldz Ksr; Anusha Iyer; Ezwa; Sonia; Royce Roeswood; Newgatenovelist; Brad Schliesser; BettyB; Jequetta Renee Kay; Larry Wilson; Kathleen Moore This is the only volume of poetry published during John Charles McNeill's lifetime, containing 59 of his 400+ poems. McNeill was considered the unofficial poet laureate of his home state North Carolina until this position was established officially after World War... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, poetry, poem, USA, 1906, north carolina
LibriVox recording of A Christmas Miscellany by Various. Read in English by David Wales A selection of seven short works, chapters, or poems about Christmas. - Summary by david wales For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org. M4B Audiobook (55MB) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Christmas, holiday
LibriVox volunteers bring you 8 recordings of The Usher's Charge by W. S. Gilbert. This was the Weekly Poetry project for September 11, 2016. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Beth Thomas; David Lawrence; Greg Giordano; Jason in Panama; Lee Ann Howlett; Matthew Datcher and Tomas Peter. Sir William Schwenck Gilbert was an English dramatist, librettist, poet and illustrator best known for the fourteen comic operas (known as the Savoy operas) produced in collaboration with the composer Sir Arthur... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, poetry, humour, literature, justice, jury, sartire
LibriVox volunteers bring you 7 recordings of The American Girl by Alexander Hamilton Laidlaw. This was the Fortnightly Poetry project for September 4, 2016. Read in English by Bruce Kachuk; Ezwa; Greg Giordano; Jude; KHand; Leonard Wilson and Matthew Datcher. For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, poetry, literature, romance, Americana
LibriVox recording of Pollyanna, the Glad Girl: A Four-Act Comedy by Catherine Chisholm Cushing. Miss Polly Harrington is not at all pleased to be taking charge of her orphaned niece - but duty is duty, and that's how Pollyanna Whittier ended up in New England. Cheerful and ever-optimistic, Pollyanna sets out to infect the whole town with her "Glad" game, getting into some trouble along the way! How will strict Miss Polly react to the orphaned cat, dog, and, worst of all, BOY... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, orphans, eleanor H. porter, glad game, polllyanna, stage adaptation,...
LibriVox recording of Agriculture for Beginners by Charles William Burkett. Read in English by Sarah Jennings; Logan Lorenz; polyglotreader2; MaryAnnS; Diana Schmidt; BettyB; Larry Wilson; Ann Boulais. A textbook used by many public schools in the early 20th century. The authors believe that "agriculture is eminently a teachable subject. They see no difference between teaching the child the fundamental principles of farming and teaching the same child the fundamental truths of arithmetic,... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, plants, horticulture, dairy, livestock, farming, soil, crops, orchard
LibriVox recording of ABC: Petits Contes by Jules Lemaître. Read in French by Sonia. Jules Lemaître était un auteur qui aimait beaucoup les enfants. Pour préparer ce livre, il passait une grande partie de son temps à imaginer des petites histoires divertissantes et à les raconter ensuite aux enfants pour savoir si eux aussi les trouvaient intéressantes. Ce livre est une collection de 25 petits contes, surtout amusants, mais parfois aussi un peu tristes et dont la plupart des... Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of Rilla of Ingleside by Lucy Maud Montgomery. Read in English by Librivox volunteers. Anne of Green Gables is all grown up and married, and this is the story of her daughter “Rilla”, named for the indomitable Marilla Cuthbert of Anne’s childhood. The young Rilla will need all her strength for the dark days ahead, as her coming of age will be in the midst of World War I. Her brothers and sweetheart will go to war, and not all of them will come back. Her sisters will... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, World War I Fiction, anne of green gables series
LibriVox recording of The Opal Serpent by Fergus Hume. Read in English by Richard Kilmer An old pawnbroker is found strangled with his lips pinned together with an opal serpent broach. He has a beautiful daughter who is apparently the heir of his large estate. But another claimant has made herself known as the actual daughter of the pawnbroker. Follow detective Hurd as he unravels the convoluted mystery of the old man’s death and attempts to determine who is the rightful heir. (Summary by... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, fiction, Mystery, Crime
LibriVox recording of Morning and Evening Thoughts by James Allen. Read in English by SK. James Allen was a British philosophical writer known for his inspirational books and poetry and as a pioneer of the self-help movement. Allen wrote about complex subjects such as faith, destiny, love, patience, and religion but had the unique ability of explaining these subjects clearly and in a way that is easy to understand.His best known work, As a Man Thinketh, has been mass-produced since its... Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of Cyropaedia: The Education of Cyrus by Xenophon. (Translated by H. G. Dakyns.) Read in English by Larry Wilson; Lynne T; John Ottens; Kane Mercer; Peter Gardner; Lucy Perry; Omar H. Eldahan; John Martin; Anna Simon; Rosie Roberts; Emory; Mark Chulsky; J. McDougall The Cyropaedia (or Cyropedia) is a partly fictional biography of Cyrus the Great, written in the early 4th century BC by the Athenian gentleman-soldier, and student of Socrates, Xenophon of Athens. The title... Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of The Bells and Other Poems by Edgar Allan Poe. Read in English by Sonia; Tomas Peter; Jim Locke; Anusha Iyer; Tony Addison; Jennifer Fournier; James Thornhill; John Burlinson; Steven Hobé; Saffie; Heather Butler; NoelBadrian This is a collection of the most famous poems by Edgar Allan Poe. It includes all of his most famous poems, such as the Bells and Annabel Lee, but also some minor and less well-known poems. Readers may wish to refer to the online text for 28 beautiful... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, poetry, poem, bells, tamerlan, dulac
LibriVox recording of A Voice in the Wilderness by Grace Livingston Hill. Read in English by Kristine Hake; VfkaBT; Kalynda; Scarlett Martin Margaret leaves her family home and security to become a school teacher in the wilds of early Arizona. Accidentally getting off her safe and warm train at the wrong place, she encounters first hand the wildness and beauty of the vast West and its interesting inhabitants. (Summary by JaneAusten7) For further information, including links to online text,... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 2 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks, American West, train ride
LibriVox recording of Horace Walpole's Letters: a selection by Horace Walpole. Read in English by Barbara Baker. Horace Walpole, 4th earl of Orford, was a cultivated participant in, and observer of, the social and political life of Georgian England. His charming and witty letters are valuable pictures of the age. "A man so blessed that he could unfold every gift, every foible, whose long life spreads like a great lake reflecting houses and friends and wars and snuff boxes and revolutions... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, letters
LibriVox recording of Pan by Knut Hamsun. (Translated by W. W. Worster.) Read in English by Kathrine EnganPan tells the story Lieutenant Glahn and his summer in a forest north in Norway. He lives in a hut with his dog Aesop and they spend their days to hunting and fishing. In poetic language, Hamsun paints troubled souls in this gem of a book.The text is devoted to the nature in Nordland as well as the people Glahn meets there, as they deal with love, jealousy, and power struggles. We meet two... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, nature, novel, Hunting, love, modernism, poetical, nordland
LibriVox recording of The Story of Garfield: Farm Boy, Soldier and President by William Gunion Rutherford. Read in English by Eddie Frierson A short biography of President James A. Garfield - Summary by Eddie Frierson For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org. M4B Audiobook... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, civil war, assassination, president, james abram garfield, charles gutieu
LibriVox recording of Song-Surf by Cale Young Rice. Read in English by Subhash Chander; Jude; Julia Niedermaier; bdanzige; Sonia; Christina Gardner; Larry Wilson; Anusha Iyer; iloveyu; Ian King This is the third volume of poetry written by Kentucky poet Cale Young Rice, published in 1900. The volume contains several poems written during his journey to Asia, in different cities in Japan, as well as religious reflections and songs. - Summary by Carolin For further information, including links to... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Japan, Kentucky
LibriVox volunteers bring you 15 recordings of The Fog by Lola Ridge. This was the Weekly Poetry project for September 4, 2016. Read in English by Autumn Kent; Bruce Kachuk; David Lawrence; Daryn O'Brien; Newgatenovelist; Garth Burton; Greg Giordano; Jason in Panama; Jude; KHand; Lee Ann Howlett; Leonard Wilson; Maria Kasper; Matthew Datcher and Tomas Peter. Lola Ridge, born Rose Emily Ridge was an Irish-American anarchist poet and an influential editor of avant-garde, feminist, and Marxist... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, poetry, literature, urban, fog
LibriVox recording of The Inner Life by John Greenleaf Whittier. Read in English by Subhash Chander John Greenleaf Whittier was an influential American Quaker poet and ardent advocate of the abolition of slavery in the United States. He is usually listed as one of the Fireside Poets. Whittier was strongly influenced by the Scottish poet Robert Burns. In this book, John Whittier elaborates the Conflict With Slavery, Politics and Reform. For further information, including links to online text,... Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of The Thousandth Woman by E. W. Hornung. Read in English by Lee Smalley E. W. Hornung was an English author and poet best known for writing the A. J. Raffles series of stories about a gentleman thief in late 19th-century London. Some of Hornung's novels, including The Thousandth Woman, are notable for "portraying women in a rather modern, favorable light", according a critic. In The Thousandth Woman, the title character staunchly stands by the man she loves after... Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of Tension by E. M. Delafield. Read in English by Helen Taylor When the role of ‘Lady Superintendent’ becomes available at the Commercial and Technical College for South West England, the calm and capable Pauline Marchrose is the successful applicant. This is good news for Sir Julian, the college director, who greatly admires her diligence and ability. Mark Easter, Sir Julian’s agent, feels admiration for her too, which rapidly becomes romantic attraction. But Mark... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of Morriña by Emilia Pardo Bazán. Read in Spanish by Mongope “Morriña” junto con “Insolación” son dos obras de Emilia Pardo Bazán, pero diametralmente opuestas, en las que se retrata la sociedad madrileña del momento, con un interesante análisis de los personajes, principalmente de las protagonistas. “Esclavitud” protagonista de Morriña se ve envuelta en un conflicto amoroso que la conducirá a la tragedia, ante una sociedad que se muestra impasible. La... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, realismo, historia amorosa
Sep 7, 2016byJewish Publication Society of America
LibriVox recording of Torah (JPSA) 04: Numbers by Jewish Publication Society of America. Read in English by Scarlet576 According to Jewish tradition the 5 books of Moses (Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy) are read and studied each year. In order to complete the study, the 5 books are separated into sections (parshah). The fourth book of the Pentateuch - Numbers. Presented according to weekly parshah. Praised are You, Adonai, Our G_d, ruler of the Universe, who has made us... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Torah, Numbers, parshat, bemidbar
LibriVox recording of What Peace Means by Henry van Dyke. Read in English by Tom Penn; Jules Hawryluk This is a collection of three sermons by Henry van Dyke, dealing with the subject of peace in the immediate aftermath of World War I. As peace has not been forthcoming, the sermons are still timely until today. - Summary by Carolin For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, WWI, war, sermon, WW1, peace
LibriVox recording of The Littlest One - His Book by Marion St. John Webb. Read in English by Caro Davy A delightful collection of humorous childrens' verse, describing the life and feelings of a little boy. - Summary by Caro Davy For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats (if available), please go to the LibriVox catalog page for this recording. For more free audio books or to become a volunteer reader, visit LibriVox.org.... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, poetry, children, humour, verse
LibriVox recording of A Woman of the World: Her Counsel to Other People's Sons and Daughters by Ella Wheeler Wilcox. Read in English by Michele Fry; BettyB; Kate Follis; Amy Gramour; Kathleen Moore; Beth Thomas; Larry Wilson; Kalynda; Sneha; Madame Lisa; Christine Lehman Did you ever contemplate a carreer as a journalist, or to get married? Do you have problems with your children, parents, or colleagues? Do you, in fact, have any problem at all? In that case, Ella Wheeler Wilcox might be able... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, life, family, sister, letter, student
LibriVox recording of The Sirens Three & Queen Summer by Walter Crane. Read in English by NoelBadrian. Walter Crane (1845 - 1915) was a renowned artist and the illustrator of numerous books, among them "The Happy Prince and Other Stories" by Oscar Wilde and Edmund Spenser's "Faerie Queene" as well as many collections of Fairy Stories. He is considered as one of the most influential and indeed prolific illustrators and creators of children's books. This is a recording of... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, poetry, fairy stories
Sep 5, 2016byCaptain S. P. Meek; Harl Vincent; R. F. Starzl; Harry Bates; Ralph Milne Farley
LibriVox recording of Astounding Stories 20, August 1931 by Captain S. P. Meek; Harl Vincent; R. F. Starzl; Harry Bates; Ralph Milne Farley. Read in English by Jeremiah Sutherland; realisticspeakers; Jennifer Fournier; Mark Nelson; Jules Hawryluk; iloveyu This issue contains THE DANGER FROM THE DEEP by Ralph Milne Farley Marooned on the Sea-Floor, His Hoisting Cable Cut, Young Abbot Is Left at the Mercy of the Man-Sharks BROOD OF THE DARK MOON PART 1 .We are not inlcuding this as this is the... Topics: librivox, audiobooks
LibriVox recording of Bible (Reina Valera) NT 02: Evangelio Según Marcos by Reina-Valera. Read in Spanish by Joyfull. El Evangelio de Marcos hace énfasis que Jesús es el Cristo, el Hijo de Dios. Jesús anunció el reino de Dios, sanó a los enfermos, y murió como rescate por los pecadores. Además de Jesús, Marcos habla de tres grupos principales de personas; los discípulos, las multitudes, y los líderes religiosos, y cómo ninguno de los cuales comprendía a Jesús. Cuando llegó el... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Jesus, cristo, salvación, hijo de dios, pecados, ayuno, dia de reposo,...
LibriVox recording of Lodore by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley. Read in English by Jim Locke; Mike Pelton; deongines; Linda Johnson The author of Frankenstein returns with her take on an Austen novel. The mother is proud, the father has many vices, yet the aristocratic name must be kept. Even more so when lord Lodore dies. His wife and daughter find themselves without protection. This novel is conserned with gender equality, education and social justice. - Summary by Stav Nisser. For further... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, social novel, femenist fiction
LibriVox volunteers bring you 15 recordings of Summer's Ending by Andrew Lang. This was the Weekly Poetry project for August 28, 2016. Read in English by Adriana Ibtisam; Bruce Kachuk; Christine Lehman; David Lawrence; fshort; Garth Burton; Ian King; Joe Brenneman; Jason in Panama; Lee Ann Howlett; Maria Kasper; MacKenzie Nikol Greenwood; Matthew Datcher; Royce Roeswood and Tomas Peter. Andrew Lang was a Scottish poet, novelist, literary critic, and contributor to the field of anthropology. He... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, romance, nature, literature, poetry
LibriVox recording of Among the Trees Again by Evaleen Stein. Read in English by Sylvester Lan; Caro Davy; Larry Wilson; D. Caleb Forecastle; DebK; Dana Chiueh This is a volume of poetry by Evaleen Stein. Special about this volume is, among other things, that many of the poems point to certain seasons and months. This volume thus refers to each part of the year. - Summary by Carolin For further information, including links to online text, reader information, RSS feeds, CD cover or other formats... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, poetry, poems, seasons, stein
LibriVox recording of The Autobiography of Jesse H. Pomeroy by Jesse Pomeroy. Read in English by Roger Melin Jesse Harding Pomeroy was only 12 years old when he was arrested for the assault of 7 boys near his home in the South Boston area of Massachusetts. He was sent to reform school for a year and released. Shortly after his release, the body of a young boy was found mutilated almost beyond recognition. Then the body of a young girl was discovered in the basement of the building which Jesse's... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, Crime, Massachusetts, murder, Boston, prison, serial killer, youth killer,...
LibriVox recording of Henry D. Thoreau by Franklin Benjamin Sanborn. Read in English by Lynne T; Lily Marie; Jim Locke; Jim Lane; Jill Preston; Mark Smith; MaryAnnS; Jesse Zuba; Kate Meehan; Angie; Jane Dever A biography of the famous and popular poet-naturalist, author, philosopher, historian, written by a family friend who spent time with Thoreau almost daily during the last seven years of his life and who knew and talked with members of his family. Written shortly after his death, it was... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, biography, family, Friendship, thoreau, naturalist, Walden, concord,...
LibriVox recording of Fires of Driftwood by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay. Read in English by Larry Wilson; Julia Niedermaier; annanneass; iloveyu; Jessi McDaniel; Anusha Iyer; Amy Gramour; Sonia; Kathleen Moore; Korina Krchniaková; ethereal This is a collection of poetry by Canadian poet and playwright Isabel Ecclestone Mackay. Though Ms. Mackay's poetry was popular and widely published during her lifetime, her poetry is today not very well-known. Her poetry is, however, of an enduring charme and... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, poetry, poem, Canada, female poet
LibriVox recording of Coningsby, or The New Generation by Benjamin Disraeli. Read in English by Nicholas Clifford Coningsby is the first of trilogy of political novels that Disraeli published in the 1840s, and gives an insight into his views of the political turmoil following the passage of the Great Reform Bill by the Whigs in 1832 (a second Reform Bill was passed in 1867 under Disraeli’s Tory leadership as prime minister). While Coningsby looks primarily at political questions, its... Topics: librivox, audiobooks, parliamentary politics, political fiction, victorian britain